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Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications

K.R. Padiyar
October 27, 2017

A guide for software development of the dynamic security assessment and control of power systems, Structure Preserving Energy Functions in Power Systems: Theory and Applications takes an approach that is more general than previous works on Transient Energy Functions defined using Reduced Network...

Solar and Infrared Radiation Measurements

Frank Vignola, Joseph Michalsky, Thomas Stoffel
October 27, 2017

The rather specialized field of solar and infrared radiation measurement has become more and more important in the face of growing demands by the renewable energy and climate change research communities for data that are more accurate and have increased temporal and spatial resolution. Updating...

Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services

Hassan A. Karimi
October 27, 2017

Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile device users worldwide, location-based services (LBSs) have become pervasive, and the demand for them will continue to grow. Exploring recent changes in the technology and its uses, Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services takes an in-depth...

Nanoplasmonics: Advanced Device Applications

James W. M. Chon, Krzysztof Iniewski
October 27, 2017

Focusing on control and manipulation of plasmons at nanometer dimensions, nanoplasmonics combines the strength of electronics and photonics, and is predicted to replace existing integrated circuits and photonic devices. It is one of the fastest growing fields of science, with applications in...

Handbook of Optoelectronic Device Modeling and Simulation (Two-Volume Set)

Joachim Piprek
October 26, 2017

Optoelectronic devices are now ubiquitous in our daily lives, from light emitting diodes (LEDs) in many household appliances to solar cells for energy. This handbook shows how we can probe the underlying and highly complex physical processes using modern mathematical models and numerical simulation...

Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Pattern Analysis and Understanding

Siddhartha Bhattacharyya, Anirban Mukherjee, Indrajit Pan, Paramartha Dutta, Arup Kumar Bhaumik
October 26, 2017

Hybrid Intelligent Techniques for Pattern Analysis and Understanding outlines the latest research on the development and application of synergistic approaches to pattern analysis in real-world scenarios. An invaluable resource for lecturers, researchers, and graduates students in computer science...

Creating Theoretical Research Frameworks using Multiple Methods: Insight from ICT4D Investigations

Sergey V. Samoilenko, Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson
October 26, 2017

By now, it is commonly accepted that investments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) can facilitate macroeconomic growth in developed countries. Research standards in ICT for development (ICT4D) are high, and it is a basic expectation that a theoretically sound conceptual...

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors: Technology and Applications

Salim Reza
October 26, 2017

The aim of this book is to educate the reader on radiation detectors, from sensor to read-out electronics to application. Relatively new detector materials, such as CdZTe and Cr compensated GaAs, are introduced, along with emerging applications of radiation detectors. This X-ray technology has...

Iris Biometric Model for Secured Network Access

Franjieh El Khoury
October 23, 2017

In the last few years, biometric techniques have proven their ability to provide secure access to shared resources in various domains. Furthermore, software agents and multi-agent systems (MAS) have shown their efficiency in resolving critical network problems. Iris Biometric Model for Secured...

Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment

Leonid F. Chernogor, Nathan Blaunstein
October 23, 2017

Radiophysical and Geomagnetic Effects of Rocket Burn and Launch in the Near-the-Earth Environment describes experimental and theoretical studies on the effects of rocket burns and launchings on the near-the-Earth environment and geomagnetic fields. It illuminates the main geophysical and...

Image Encryption: A Communication Perspective

Fathi E. Abd El-Samie, Hossam Eldin H. Ahmed, Ibrahim F. Elashry, Mai H. Shahieen, Osama S. Faragallah, El-Sayed M. El-Rabaie, Saleh A. Alshebeili
October 23, 2017

Presenting encryption algorithms with diverse characteristics, Image Encryption: A Communication Perspective examines image encryption algorithms for the purpose of secure wireless communication. It considers two directions for image encryption: permutation-based approaches and...

Simulation Technologies in Networking and Communications: Selecting the Best Tool for the Test

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Muhammad Mostafa Monowar, Shafiullah Khan
October 23, 2017

Simulation is a widely used mechanism for validating the theoretical models of networking and communication systems. Although the claims made based on simulations are considered to be reliable, how reliable they really are is best determined with real-world implementation trials.Simulation...